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Discussion in 'Habitat and Exhibit' started by George Dante, Jun 2, 2009.

  1. Here's a little Buttress root tree Mike just finished up for a peacock. We're building a small diorama inside a home with peafowl and thought we'd post some photos of the process. There's no top to the tree, as the branches are just flowing into the ceiling because of height restrictions. More to come later.





    There's a quick detach system of PVC tubing for travel and installation.





  2. Uncle Harley

    Uncle Harley New Member


  3. thats so cool
  4. LordRusty

    LordRusty If I agreed with you, we'd both be wrong.

    All I can say is Holy Cow! Sacred Bovine! Infreakingcredible!!!

    How's ... Realistic? That's the only word that comes to mind. Absolutely, incredibly, REALISTIC!

  5. ed150

    ed150 deer city time

    dang,thats sweet

    RATTRAP Don't laugh, deer think my head is an acorn!

    tutorial, please!
  7. timberlandtaxidermy

    timberlandtaxidermy Taxidermy Instructor NTA Certified Judge

    Very cool!
    Looks like a real tree to me!
  8. DeeCee

    DeeCee New Member

    Nice job! Thats sweet!
  9. Thanks guys, appreciate the kind words.

    RATTRAP, I think there are a few tutorials on this process up here somewhere. As a matter of fact I be leieve Mike had some stuff on here a while back on the process. It's really quite simple, PVC armature, foam over, polygem over that, and sculpt. Most importantly, good reference.

  10. huntiholic

    huntiholic Member

    very nice!
  11. katorade

    katorade New Member

    Awesome tree peacocks. I want to mount a peacock now.
  12. dc taxidermy

    dc taxidermy Me and My Baby's senior picture

  13. trapperfred

    trapperfred New Member

    at first i thought he just figured out a way to preserve the tree
  14. Omg!!! thats so beautiful! and so realistic! i love it!
  15. James Marsico

    James Marsico Well-Known Member

    VERY Awesome tree, the best I have ever seen and good looking mount. I do however think the tree overpowers the mount, from these photos anyway.
  16. aztaxidermy

    aztaxidermy double lungsville bang'em n hang'em

    AWESOME thats really cool
  17. Riverland

    Riverland New Member

    what kind of hours into a tree that size with one person?
  18. Galen

    Galen 218-263-7177 www.EdgewaterTaxidermy.com

    WOW,,,,,,,,,,, that is really COOL
  19. AntlerAddict

    AntlerAddict So many whitetails...So little time!

    Wow! Gorgeous work!!

    TIM DUNCAN surry county va

    thats awesome